2009-2010 - Musical Postcards

Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra

September 26 & 27, 2009 • Ciao Bella

Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to “Nabucco”

Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio for Strings in g minor

Nino Rota: Bassoon Concerto – Ibby Roberts, bassoon

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, Opus 90 “Italian”

November 7 & 8, 2009 • Vive la France

Maurice Duruflé: Requiem – with UVa’s University Singers and Michael Slon, conductor

Claude Debussy: Danses Sacred and Profane – Anastasia Jellison, harp

Claude Debussy: La Mer

February 13 & 14, 2010 • Heartland of Europe

Zoltán Kodály: Galanta Dances

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 – Mimi Tung, piano

Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten

Andrzej Panufnik: Sinfonia Sacra

March 27 & 28, 2010 • English Variations

Benjamin Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (Variations on a Theme of Purcell)

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Opus 36

April 24 & 25, 2010 • The New World

Samuel Barber: Essay No. 2 for Orchestra, Opus 17

Judith Shatin: Jefferson, In His Own Words (premiere)

Antonin Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in e minor, Opus
95, “From the New World”


Plus! (at Cabell Hall)

December 5 & 6, 2009

Family Holiday Concerts

The University Singers join the orchestra for this festive celebration of the holiday season.

Michael Slon, conductor

January 30, 2010

The Chamber Orchestra of Charlottesville

Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings – Joseph Gaines, tenor and Ian Zook, horn

Elgar: Serenade for Strings

Haydn: Symphony No. 104, “London”

Saturdays at 8:00pm / Sundays at 3:30pm / Programs and artists subject to change